Breeding Bird Survey Backyard Almanac: June is bustin' out all over! By Lisa Johnson • Jun 8, 2018 Stephanie Brown/Flickr We've got daylight from 5:15am to 9:00pm this month, and from fireflies to songbirds to butterflies, dragon flies, frogs, wildflowers and trees, Mother Nature is taking advantage of every single second. Backyard Almanac - "I can see summer from here!" By Lisa Johnson • Jun 17, 2016 J. Stephen Conn/Flickr Larry Weber joins us from northeastern Nebraska this morning. 500 miles south of Duluth, the berries that are just blooming here are ripe there. In other words ... Larry is joining us from summer. Backyard Almanac - master of all he surveys (this week, birds and frogs) By Lisa Johnson • Jun 10, 2016 The Minnesota Ornithologists’ Union Chances are Larry Weber is keeping paper records - he's old-school like that - but he's been a busy fellow regardless this week. For more information on the Minnesota DNR's breeding bird survey, start here. For more information on the Minnesota Frog and Toad Calling Survey (there are even recordings you can listen to!), click here.